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RSNs Push MLB For Local Streaming Rights As Concerns Grow About Mobile Viewers03 / 07 / 14
RSNs across the U.S. are "pressing Major League Baseball to get the rights to stream local games to portable devices," according to Josh Kosman of the N.Y. POST. Baseball fans "can't watch live games on their tablets or smartphones outside their home, and the RSNs fear they could be losing viewers w...
TBS added Glenn "Doc" Rivers to its NBA analysts team, replacing Danny Ainge (San Antonio EXPRESS-NEWS, 7/11)... Chris McKendry, formerly of ABC''s D.C. affiliate WJLA, has joined ESPN as a "SportsCen
The FTC will meet July 19 to decide whether to oppose Time Warner''s deal to buy Turner Broadcasting Systems or accept a negotiated settlement that is in the works (David Lieberman, USA TODAY, 7/11).
In a "bid for respectability for his fledgling International Basketball League," Pittsburgh sports exec Paul Murtha announced the signing of former CBS Sports President Neal Pilson as a TV consultant,
Mindscape Inc. of Novato, CA launched "Total Baseball Online" which the S.F. CHRONICLE''s Jon Schwartz describes as a "veritable cornucopia of stats, tidbits and trivia guaranteed to whet the appetite
NBC''s telecast of MLB''s All-Star Game Tuesday gained a final national rating of 13.2/23 share. Viewership was strongest in the 55+ category, with 18-34 year olds the lowest rated of adult viewers. N
Top officials at the FTC have formally recommended blocking Time Warner''s $7.5B purchase of Turner Broadcasting "unless the companies agree on measure to resolve antitrust concerns," according to Gru
Miami''s WQAM-AM will carry a weekly 30-minute talk show with Dolphins Coach Jimmy Johnson between 5-6pm on Thursdays (MIAMI HERALD, 7/10)....Agent Drew Rosenhaus will be featured on the cover of SI''
SportsChannel Regional Network has signed a two-year deal to telecast games of the ABL, the new woman''s basketball league set to debut this October. The deal, with a three-year option, includes exclu
The Rose Bowl could join the new football bowl alliance which would be televised solely by ABC, according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. "Spurred by an ABC initiative with ESPN backing," the six confer
Early media reviews of NBC''s coverage of the MLB All-Star Game were generally positive. In Philadelphia, Bill Fleischman give NBC an A for a "smooth telecast" and strong announcing by Bob Costas, Joe